Good headphones with active noise cancellation usually cost around $300, especially if you look at the Bose QC35 and Sony WH100MX3. However, there are cheaper alternatives from other reliable audio equipment manufacturers, such as the Sennheiser HD 4.50 SE. The latter cost about $200 when it came out in 2018, but it's now dropped to just $80, which is 60% off the original price. Read More
There's no dearth of true wireless earbuds options out there, but most deliver sound quality that's good-ish, at best. To get superior audio quality, you usually have to go wired or at least settle for a wire between the earbuds. German audio company Sennheiser's late entry to this market, the Momentum, bucks this trend and is arguably the leader in audio quality — though it comes at a steep $300 price. If you have your eyes on a pair, Fry's currently has them on sale for $200, or $100 off.
German company Sennheiser has a sterling reputation for creating high-quality audio products, so I was understandably enthused when I learned they were making a pair of true wireless earbuds. These products have improved a great deal since they first burst onto the scene, but they still tend to lag behind wired equivalents in terms of sound and can’t compete with bulkier Bluetooth sets in battery life.
Since Sennheiser is pretty late to the true wireless game, you would hope its engineers have taken their time to craft something superior to the many rival products already on the market. As it turns out, that’s not far from the truth. Read More